• athletes
  • The reviewers found no evidence on the use of cryotherapy in women or elite athletes and called for more research, including detailed reporting of adverse events. (drweil.com)
  • Professional athletes, elite runners and others who participate in competitive sports usually are in superlative shape and may benefit from occasional ice baths or cryotherapy. (drweil.com)
  • Pain
  • Pain Management - The anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties of cryotherapy can drastically improve the effects of muscular and joint disorders such as fibromyalgia, rheumatoid, osteoarthritis, and other conditions. (icehousecryotherapy.com)
  • Steps to reduce extreme pain in cases of bad shoulder arthritis can involve the doctor giving injections directly into the shoulder, or even shoulder surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cryotherapy is a very old form of pain relief. (wikipedia.org)
  • questions
  • Your burning cryotherapy questions answered. (capitalcryo.com)
  • The widely publicized death of Chelsea Ake-Salvacion, age 24, in a cryotherapy chamber in Henderson, NV has raised many questions about the safety of this relatively new and largely unregulated practice. (drweil.com)
  • Shoulder
  • usually a doctor can diagnose shoulder arthritis by symptoms, but they may ask for an x-ray or MRI for confirmation. (wikipedia.org)
  • For shoulder arthritis, cryotherapy is a sling that would fit over the shoulder and, with the use of a hand pump to circulate water, would keep the affected area cool. (wikipedia.org)
  • appears
  • While cryotherapy is widely used, there appears to be little evidence as to its efficacy that has been replicated or shown in large controlled studies. (wikipedia.org)
  • risk
  • The horrifying death of a cryotherapy center employee in Nevada makes me wonder if the practice of whole-body freezing is worth the risk. (drweil.com)
  • cells
  • In the conventional Pap smear, the physician collecting the cells smears them on a microscope slide and applies a fixative. (wikipedia.org)